Broken Families - Pushing Children Towards Sexual Exploitation?
The term “broken family” can be defined as a family in which one parent is absent, usually due to divorce or desertion. Research shows that broken families can be a significant push factor towards incest, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. Sadly, Homes of Hope can verify that through our stories. Sixteen-year-old Moli* lives with her grandparents and four younger siblings in a squatter settlement. Her parents are separated. She was often absent from school